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Things Only Secular Jews Who Are Part Of Orthodox Jewish Organizations Will Undertsand

Taken from two Jews who know the struggles

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1. Accidentaly Walking onto the Boys floor

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Wait, was it the 2nd or 3rd floor?

2. Trying to find an outfit you haven't worn to the previous shabbaton

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3. Not pacing yourself on Shabbatons/tishes

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4. Not remembering people's names

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Sarah J or Sarah G?

5. Not knowing songs because you didn't go on TJJ

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6. Talking when you're not supposed to

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When you talk to someone in between candle lighting and Ha-motzi without realising you're supposed to be mute

7. Walking home late because you spent too much time talking at the tisch

But you're parents understand....right?

8. Debating cute vs comfort because you'll be walking to houses

9. Taking forever to bench because you read Hebrew slowly

But you eventually memorise the songs

10. You Know You've Made It When You Buy Your First Shell

And wear it proudly
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And wear it proudly

11. When you want to talk to cute guys but they're shomer negiah

or going to Israel next week

or going to Israel next week

12. You spell things an orthodox way

It's Hashem and Hannukah okay?

It's Hashem and Hannukah okay?

13. When you cannot remember a Rabbi's name because you know so many

14. When you don't keep Shabbat but all your friends do

Who do I call? I am bored. I am losing snap streaks because they cannot go on their phone!

Who do I call? I am bored. I am losing snap streaks because they cannot go on their phone!

15. When you have learnt to introduce yourself to boys without shaking hands

Just nod and smile

Just nod and smile

16. When the Rabbitzen tries to set you up with other Jewish boys at 17

17. When all your references include Bible stories and your secular friends don't get them

"Ya, this is like when David and Goliah-" "Who?"

18. And finally, knowing your ways to rabbi houses through landmarks and not maps

because you cannot use google maps and have been there every Shabbat! there's one across the street, one around the corner....

because you cannot use google maps and have been there every Shabbat! there's one across the street, one around the corner....

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